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9z020 LOT OF 3 'MGM'S FABULOUS FOUR' PRESSBOOKS '71 2001, GWTW, Ryan's Daughter, Doctor Zhivago!Date Sold 3/20/2011
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a lot of 3 examples of the pressbook for the 1971 MGM quadruple-bill release ("Four of the most spectacular films of all time shown in the magnificence of wide screen color & stereophonic sound") of Ryan's Daughter, the 1970 David Lean English epic World War I (WWI) era Ireland IRA military romantic melodrama starring Robert Mitchum, Trevor Howard, Christopher Jones, John Mills (in his Best Supporting Actor Academy Award winning role), Sarah Miles (in her nominated for Best Actress Academy Award role), and Leo McKern AND 2001: A Space Odyssey, the classic 1968 Stanley Kubrick (nominated for the Best Director Academy Award) English/U.S. Cinerama science fiction outer space computer thriller starring William Sylvester, Gary Lockwood, Keir Dullea, Daniel Richter, Leonard Rossiter, Robert Beatty, and Douglas Rain (as the voice of "HAL 9000") AND Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago, the classic 1965 David Lean English romantic Soviet epic starring Geraldine Chaplin ("as Tonya. Zhivago's gentle and adoring wife who endures his love for Lara, and pledges her love to him for all eternity."), Julie Christie ("as Lara. Zhivago's great love; She learns of life from Komarovsky, and, through Zhivago's love, becomes a woman of compassion.'), Tom Courtenay (in his nominated for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award role; "as Pasha. the young, idealist student, who marries Lara, and later becomes the fanatic and embittered General Strelnikov."), Alec Guinness ("as Yevgraf. Zhivago's somber and mysterious half-brother; dedicated to the Party butnever ceasing to care for Zhivago."), Siobhan McKenna ("as Anna. Tonya's mother, who brought young Zhivago into here family after the death of his mother, and raised him as a son."), Ralph Richardson ("as Alexander. Tonya's father, a cultivataed, well-to-do professor, who loves the adopted Zhivago as his own son."), Omar Sharif ("as Zhivago. a man of peace drawn into the turmoil of war; a man of integrity and depth, torn by a love for two women."), Rod Steiger ("as Komarovsky. the shrewd opportunist lawyer who survives all regimes. Tiring of his mistress, he turns to her daughter, Lara."), Rita Tushingham ("as The Girl. born of the revolution and found years later: a shy girl, never to know if she is the child of Zhivago and Lara."), Klaus Kinski, and Ingrid Pitt AND Gone With the Wind, the classic 1939 Victor Fleming Civil War romantic melodrama (Best Director & Best Picture Academy Award winner) starring Clark Gable (in his nominated for Best Actor Academy Award role; "as Rhett Butler"), Vivien Leigh (in her Best Actress Academy Award winning role; "and presenting Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara"), Leslie Howard, Olivia de Havilland (in her nominated for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award role), Hattie McDaniel (one of the first black African American performers to achieve success in mainstream Hollywood movies; in her Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winning role), Thomas Mitchell ("as Gerald O Hara), Ann Rutherford, George Reeves (best remembered for playing the title role in TV's "The Adventures of Superman"), Victor Jory, Jane Darwell (great character actress who is best remembered as "Ma Joad" in "The Grapes of Wrath"), Ward Bond, Ona Munson, and Yakima Canutt (famous Hollywood second unit director, who appeared in some movies as an actor, almost always performing dangerous stunts!)Measurements: each measures approximately 8 1/2" x 13 1/4"
Condition: very good to fine. The pressbooks are uncut and in nice condition!
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